Durham County Justice Center

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Durham County Justice Center
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Durham County Justice Center is located in North Carolina
Durham County Justice Center
Location within North Carolina
General information
Location510 South Dillard St, Durham, North Carolina
Country United States
Coordinates35°59′30″N 78°54′10″W / 35.9916°N 78.9027°W / 35.9916; -78.9027Coordinates: 35°59′30″N 78°54′10″W / 35.9916°N 78.9027°W / 35.9916; -78.9027
Opened2003
Cost$120 million
Technical details
Size318,533
Floor count11 (courtrooms = 20)
Design and construction
ArchitectO'Brien/Atkins Associates

The Durham County Justice Center is a civic building in downtown Durham, North Carolina. The $120 million building opened to the public in February 2003.[1] The building houses the Durham County Sheriff's Office, the Durham County District Attorney's Office, and has 20 courtrooms.[1] The building is 318,533 square feet and was built to LEED Gold Standards.[2][3] The Justice Center was built with sustainable materials and includes lawns on its roofs for insulation and to capture runoff. It is one of the tallest buildings in Durham and dominates the downtown skyline from NC 147.

Durham County Justice Center's impact on the downtown Durham skyline.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Velliquette, Beth (February 5, 2003). "New courthouse to open Monday". Herald-Sun (Durham, North Carolina). Retrieved 2013-04-23.
  2. ^ Virginia Bridges, "County leaders get first look at new Durham courthouse", News & Observer, accessdate=2014-03-03
  3. ^ Loewe, Emma (February 27, 2014). "North Carolina ranked 7th for LEED". Duke Chronicle. Retrieved 2014-03-03.

External links[edit]

  • [1] Durham County Courthouse
  • [2] Durham County Sheriff's Office
  • [3] Durham County District Attorney's Office